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Rivers class Thursday 24th March

RIVER AMAZON 1. INTRODUCTION In our imagination - The Lost World - Etymology - Facts and Figures 2. INDIGENOUS PEOPLES History and...

JW3 Rivers Course 17 March

The Mekong A very international river - Introduction Oc Eo: Early medieval civilisation in Mekong delta Medieval Khmer Empire in Cambodia...

JW3 Italy Course 17 March

Italy becomes a good European: The 1950s The Monarchy: Abdication and Referendum 1945/46 What sort of Republic? 1946 End of Empire 1947...

JW3 Italy course Thurs 10 March

I shall be at JW3 in person tomorrow, but you can still view via zoom Mussolini and World War Two 1938 Moving closer to Hitler Italy...

JW3 Rivers Course Thurs 10 March

I shall be at JW3 in person tomorrow, but you can still view via zoom. AMUR RIVER: LAND OF THE BLACK DRAGON: A story of geopolitics A...

Short Booklist on Ukraine

The books of S.Plokhy are all worth a read:- The Gates of Europe (A history of Ukraine) Lost Kingdom (History of Russian Nationalism) The...

Ukraine, Part 3

Following my earlier two blogs on Ukraine my good friend Edward posed some more questions to me. Rather than just answering him alone, I...

UKRAINE: Past Present Future

This is my second blog posted on the subject of Ukraine. Scroll down for 'History is Dangerous', the first blog. There were, at the...

History is Dangerous

History is dangerous when it falls into the wrong hands. That is not to say that objective history (or as objective as historians can...

Synopsis JW3 Rivers Course, Thurs 24 Feb

Please note I shall be delivering this talk in person at JW3, but you can choose to still join via zoom. RIVER NILE Introduction 'Egypt...